BT, AWS partner to drive large-scale enterprise cloud adoption

Tuesday 31 October 2017 | 10:47 CET | News

BT has announced an enterprise cloud partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) focusing on networking, security and managed services. This partnership further strengthens BT's 'Cloud of Clouds' portfolio strategy. BT is already an AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner. 

This new announcement aims to transform enterprise cloud adoption at scale and will include the launch of BT's new 'hybrid cloud landing zone'. It will also cover network services research and innovation, and a comprehensive approach to cloud security. The 'hybrid cloud landing zone' will provide an integrated set of cloud deployment tools and designs. It will offer ready-made blueprints for best practice cloud deployments multiple geographies and cloud environments, including AWS. Early adoption will be available to enterprise customers in 1st-half 2018. 

With regards to security in the cloud, BT will make a range of embedded network security, anti-DDoS and threat intelligence products available on the AWS Marketplace. In the long term, BT research will include identity and access management through to the development of end-to-end security services. 



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